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LADY EAGLES TRAVEL TO SALISBURY

LADY EAGLES TRAVEL TO SALISBURY

The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles basketball team (13-10, 7-9 South Atlantic Conference) will travel to Salisbury, N.C. to face the Catawba Lady Indians (15-9, 11-5 South Atlantic Conference) at Goodman Gymnasium on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. The Lady Eagles have lost five of their last six games, and fell to the Lady Indians earlier this [...]

Hodge leads Eagles at Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic

Hodge leads Eagles at Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic

Carson-Newman’s women’s golf team finished a weather-shortened Lady Cougar Collegiate Classic Tuesday at the Country Club of Columbus. The 36-hole event was shortened to a single round following hard rain Monday that left the course somewhat damaged from the weather. Junior Lauren Hodge (Jefferson City, Tenn.) played individually, but had the best round of any [...]

C-N softball drills five homers in doubleheader sweep of Limestone

C-N softball drills five homers in doubleheader sweep of Limestone

Carson-Newman (14-2) blasted five homeruns from four different players as it pulled out a sweep of Limestone (2-8) Tuesday afternoon at Saints Field. The Eagles took game one 11-2 in six innings before winning the nightcap 8-0 in six. Brittany Hefner (Talbott, Tenn.), Bri Shoemake (Ooltewah, Tenn.), Sara Kelley (Ooltewah, Tenn.) and Bethany Davis (Nicholasville, [...]

Eagles fall in home opener to Young Harris

Eagles fall in home opener to Young Harris

Carson-Newman (0-2) dropped a closely contested match at no. 3 singles as Young Harris (5-0) grasped a 9-0 decision over the Eagles in their 2013 home opener. Guilherme Frias seized a 7-5, 6-2 decision from Austin Mackay (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) at no. 3 singles to continue a five-match win streak to start the season for [...]

Sanders lauded as SAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Sanders lauded as SAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Ish Sanders (Cleveland, Tenn.) garnered the fourth SAC player of the week award of his career and his first in his junior season as he became just the third player this season in the South Atlantic Conference to score at least 25 points in back-to-back games. Sanders has scored 25 or more in four consecutive [...]

Sanders’ threes send Eagles soaring past Anderson 92-55

Carson-Newman (19-5, 12-4 South Atlantic Conference) used suffocating defense and hot shooting from two juniors to pull out a stunning 92-55 win over Anderson (16-8, 12-4 SAC) Saturday at Holt Fieldhouse. The win drops Anderson out of first in the league standings and into a tie with Carson-Newman for third place. Ish Sanders (Cleveland, Tenn.) [...]

Trailblazers Fall To Patriots in Last Seconds of Regional 52-50

Trailblazers Fall To Patriots in Last Seconds of Regional 52-50

The Jefferson County Patriots came away with a, down to the wire, victory in the Regional playoff game against Daniel Boone on Saturday evening. The Patriots went into Saturday’s play looking to avenge a two point loss to number 9th ranked Sevierville last week. Dumplin Valley was alive with action, as the Patriots served as [...]

C-N tangles with Trojans Saturday

Three days after seeing its seven-game win streak snapped in a road game at LMU, Carson-Newman (18-5, 11-4 South Atlantic Conference) returns home to battle in another showdown with major implications on the SAC standings. Anderson (16-7, 12-3 SAC) is a game in front of the Eagles and tied with Wingate and LMU for first [...]

Lady Eagles set for Saturday twin bill with WVIAC’s Concord Mountain Lions

Carson-Newman (10-2) concludes its twelve-game home stand with a Saturday doubleheader with the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Concord Mountain Lions (5-6). First pitch for game one is slated for 1:30 p.m. Both teams are raking the ball through the first three weeks of the season. The Mountain Lions collectively hit .350 as a team [...]

Three-time FCS All-American joins football coaching staff as running backs coach

Carson-Newman head football coach Ken Sparks has hired three-time FCS all-American and Furman alum KD Anderson to coach the Eagles’ running backs. Anderson was a four-year letterman and three-year starter for the Purple Paladins where he was a finalist for the 2012 Buck Buchanan Award. Anderson said the nature of the Eagle football program made [...]

Hefner rakes eight RBI in game one of C-N doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae

Hefner rakes eight RBI in game one of C-N doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae

Carson-Newman (10-2) took two run rule wins from Lees-McRae (0-12) Wednesday afternoon at the Lady Eagle Softball Complex 12-2 in five innings in game one before winning in the night cap 8-0, also in five innings. Brittany Hefner (Talbot, Tenn.) hammered away in the first game, she collected her fourth home run, fourth triple and [...]

Eagles invade Tex Turner Arena for rematch with no. 19 LMU

Eagles invade Tex Turner Arena for rematch with no. 19 LMU

Carson-Newman (18-4, 11-3 South Atlantic Conference) will take its seven-game win streak into Tex Turner Arena for a showdown with major SAC standing implications against no. 19 Lincoln Memorial (18-4, 11-3 SAC) Wednesday night at 8. The Eagles and Railsplitters, as well as Anderson, are tied for second, just one game back of league leader [...]

Go Vols thirty times – Vols 88, Wildcats 58

Go Vols thirty times – Vols 88, Wildcats 58

I’d like to thank the University of Tennessee men’s basketball team for making my Saturday a bit brighter.  I sat down prepared to watch the Kentucky Wildcats invade our arena seats, get every call, and eventually outdistance my beloved Vols.  Wow!  Was I ever surprised.  The Vol faithful did their job, keeping blue out of [...]

Lance goes yard twice, but C-N splits twin bill with Queens

Caitlyn Lance (East Ridge, Tenn.) thumped two home runs as she celebrated her 21st birthday, but Carson-Newman (8-2) split a Sunday afternoon home doubleheader with Queens (5-6). Queens took the first game 9-4 before C-N won game two 7-6. “Lance is going after good pitches,” Carson-Newman head softball coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield said. “But we’ve got [...]

Carson-Newman pulls off comeback versus Wolves, Sanders enters top 10 on all-time scoring list

Carson-Newman pulls off comeback versus Wolves, Sanders enters top 10 on all-time scoring list

After trailing by as many as 12 in the second half, Carson-Newman (18-4, 11-3 South Atlantic Conference) rallied to tie the game with 13 seconds in regulation before winning at Newberry (10-12, 6-8 SAC) in overtime 89-83. The win is C-N’s seventh consecutive – the longest winning streak in the southeast region. With 27 points, [...]

Eagles open spring practice under drizzly skies at Mossy Creek

Eagles open spring practice under drizzly skies at Mossy Creek

Carson-Newman football is 76 removed from its last game – a quarterfinal loss to eventual Division II national champion Valdosta State. Friday afternoon, the Eagles began their quest for a sixth national championship for head coach Ken Sparks, who enters his 34th season at the helm of the C-N football program. The Eagles return eight [...]